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Lexington firefighter with cancer retires from department

Days after celebrating the filing of a bill protecting the families of cancer stricken firefighters, a Lexington firefighter, fighting for his own life, retires from service.

Cancer-stricken firefighter in Frankfort for new law

A bill that reclassifies a Kentucky Firefighter's cancer death as 'work-related' becomes official Tuesday.

Mayor Jim Gray names Lexington’s first female fire chief

On Thursday, Mayor Jim Gray announced Kristin Chilton as Lexington’s next fire chief.

St. Patrick’s Day brunch benefits Firefighter Matt Logsdon

Firefighters are helping one of their own on this Saint Patrick's Day.

Nicholasville firefighters raising money for comrade battling cancer

Nicholasville firefighters are selling T-shirts and holding a St. Patrick's Day brunch to raise money for Lexington Firefighter Matt Logsdon, who's battling stage four cancer.

New fire lieutenants graduate LFD Company Officer Academy

On Friday, eleven central Kentucky firefighters graduated from the Lexington Fire Department's Company Officer Academy. The program was developed by the fire department to better prepare new lieutenants.

Lexington firefighter burned helping man who was on fire

A Lexington firefighter is back on the job after being burned while helping a man who investigators say intentionally set himself on fire.

House passes bill that increases penalties for those who try to kill police, firefighters

The Kentucky House passed a bill that would increase the amount of time someone convicted of trying to kill a police officer or firefighter would have to serve before being eligible for parole or probation.

Debunking myths about women firefighters

There was a time when there were no female firefighters, but now, there are 14 women in the Lexington Fire Department who are not just overcoming stereotypes, they're also having huge success in the department.

House bill would increase penalties for attempted murder of peace officers

Anyone convicted of trying to murder a peace officer or firefighter would serve a longer prison sentence under a proposed bill that passed the state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

Firefighter cancer bill advances to the Senate

Kentucky firefighters cleared an important legislative hurdle Tuesday as they fight to get benefits for families of firefighters who die of cancer.

Lexington firefighters play at Rupp for colleague with cancer

Competition at Rupp Arena, Thursday night took the form of more than the Cats versus the Vols.

19th anniversary of Firefighter’s death

Wednesday marks the 19th anniversary of the death of Lexington Firefighter Charles “Chuck” Williams.

Lexington Firefighters to play in UK half-time game in honor of Matt Logsdon

A group of Lexington firefighters will be on the floor to help a fellow firefighter, Matt Logsdon.

No parole for man convicted in officer’s death

The Kentucky Parole Board has denied parole for a man convicted of manslaughter in the death of a Lexington police officer.

Saturday marks 12-years since Lt. Brenda Cowan’s death

Saturday marks 12 years since the death of a Lexington firefighter in the line of duty.

Firefighter Appreciation Day this Friday

People in Lexington are encouraged to wear red this Friday for Firefighter Appreciation Day.

Off-duty firefighter helps teenagers in wreck

An off-duty Lexington firefighter says he was just doing his job but he’s credited with saving a teenager girl’s life this weekend after a crash in Franklin County.

Visitation underway for Montgomery County Fire Captain

The visitation for Zachary Clevenger is underway in Mount Sterling. The Montgomery County Fire Captain died last Friday, shortly after a fire in Estill County.

LPD: Crash victim punches firefighter

Lexington police say a firefighter was assaulted when he tried to help a crash victim.

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Two women busted in strong-armed robbery case

One of suspects also charged with not depositing business funds.

UK Kroger Field to become vaccination central for teachers, others as it expands

Web site will keep updates o who is eligible, appointments,

Owingsville, Versailles residents, others named to state board

Appointments cover everything from local issues to state policy.